SOLOMON, MD – January 20, 2022 -Today Calvert Marine Museum announces that it has joined Museums for everyone, an exclusive access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people from all walks of life to visit museums regularly and develop habits of museum attendance for life.
The program assists those receiving Food Assistance Benefits (SNAP) to visit the Calvert Marine Museum for free admission, up to four people, upon presentation of a SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. Similar free or discounted admission is available to eligible members of the public at more than 700 museums across the country.
Museums for all is part of the Calvert Marine Museum’s broad commitment to seek out, include and welcome all audiences.
Museums for everyone helps expand access to museums and raises awareness of how museums in the United States reach all of their communities. More than 700 institutions are participating in the initiative, including art museums, children’s museums, science centers, botanical gardens, zoos, history museums, and more. Participating museums are located across the country, representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands.